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ICES welcomes summer interns ICES welcomes summer interns

ICES welcomed its 2014 Moncrief undergraduate summer interns at a luncheon on Monday.

The institute is hosting a total of 10 interns from six different universities.

The internship program enables qualified students in mathematics, engineering and sciences to work with faculty and research staff from one of ICES 17 centers or groups during the summer months.

Starting from the photo's left, this year's interns, their undergraduate institutions and their faculty supervisors are: Read more.

Posted: June 4, 2014
Sacks receives $90K grant from Medtronic Sacks receives $90K grant from Medtronic

Michael Sacks, director of the ICES Center for Computational Cardiovascular Simulation, has received a $90,000 grant from medical device company Medtronic, Inc. to support research in modeling the human heart at the organ and tissue level. This grant follows a $70,000 award that Sacks received from Medtronic in the fall.

“Your efforts contribute to the ability of companies like Medtronic to continually improve our products and services to provide patients with a better quality of life and enhanced access to quality, cost-effective treatment,” read the grant. Read more.

Posted: June 3, 2014
2014 ICES Grand Challenge Awardees Announced 2014 ICES Grand Challenge Awardees Announced

Four faculty received ICES’ 2014 W. A. "Tex" Moncrief Grand Challenge Awards, based on their highly compelling research proposals related to the Grand Challenges in computational engineering and sciences that affect the competitiveness and international standing of the nation.

Michael Baldea, assistant professor of chemical engineering; Tan Bui-Thanh, assistant professor of aerospace engineering and engineering mechanics; Thomas J. R. Hughes, professor of aerospace engineering and engineering mechanics; and Kui Ren, assistant professor of mathematics will receive stipends of up to $75,000 per award per semester to cover salary and other expenses necessary to further their research. Read more.

Posted: May 6, 2014
Caffarelli and Gamba host mathematics program

ICES and the UT department of mathematics kicked off their two-week joint program on emerging problems in kinetics, non-standard diffusions and stochastics this week. Read more.

Posted: May 6, 2014
Tan Bui-Thanh awarded $1.05 million DOE grant to develop data reduction methods

A graphic depicting pressure contour data from fluid flow over an airfoil. The solid line is initial data, the dashed line is after one round of Gappy POD data reduction.Big data analytics has ushered in a new age of research in everything from astronomy to online shopping habits. But big data can become a big problem when the data is too big to efficiently store, process or analyze. Read more.

Posted: April 21, 2014